Below are stories about grid integration and transmission featured by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office.
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September 27, 2023
DOE released a $10 million funding opportunity announcement to fund research to drive innovation and reduce costs of high-voltage direct current.
September 26, 2023
The Wind Turbine Verification Program, established in 1993, introduced electric utilities to emerging wind turbine technologies, created more confidence in wind power, and helped wind energy become the robust renewable energy resource it is today.
September 21, 2023
DOE Wind Energy Technologies Office Selects 15 Projects Totaling $27 Million to Address Key Deployment Challenges for Offshore, Land-Based, and Distributed Wind
WETO has selected 15 projects for negotiation for award to lower costs and address barriers to deployment of wind energy, ranging between $500,000 and $4,500,000.
August 31, 2023
Congratulations to NREL for winning two R&D 100 awards!
August 31, 2023
WETO is funding two technical assistance projects under the Interconnection Innovation Exchange.
August 30, 2023
DOE plans to fund research to drive innovation and reduce costs of high-voltage direct current (HVDC) voltage source converter (VSC) transmission systems.
August 15, 2023
DOE announced funding to two wind energy projects as part of a program to ensure research funding is reaching the pockets of the country that traditionally have received disproportionately low amounts of Federal scientific funding.
August 10, 2023
Wind energy has joined the energy mainstream, thanks in large part to the wind integration studies funded by the Wind Energy Technologies Office.
August 9, 2023
Towns and organizations in Alaska illustrate how remote communities can adopt clean energy systems—and how EERE’s Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project can help.
May 17, 2023
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory reviewed studies that focused on the technical evaluation of offshore wind energy transmission through potential points of interconnection along the coastlines of California, Oregon, and Washington.